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  Modern History Sourcebook: T. H. Huxley: Science and Culture, 1880
Whatever may be the exact magnitude of his services to pure science, he was a master in the writing of English for the purposes of exposition and controversy, and a powerful intellectual influence on almost all classes in his generation.
They were of opinion that science is speculative rubbish; that theory and practice have nothing to do with one another; and that the scientific habit of mind is an impediment, rather than an aid, in the conduct of ordinary affairs.
And, as to the desirableness of a wider culture than that yielded by science alone, it is to be recollected that the improvement of manufacturing processes is only one of the conditions which contribute to the prosperity of industry.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1880huxley-scicult.html   (4927 words)

 Science Quotes
Science is facts; just as houses are made of stone, so is science made of facts; but a pile of stones is not a house, and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
Science is not formal logic–it needs the free play of the mind in as great a degree as any other creative art.
Experimental science is the queen of sciences and the goal of all speculation.
www.lhup.edu /~dsimanek/sciquote.htm   (5075 words)

 Science Programs
Science is simply common sense at its best that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
One way we do this is through Science Comes Alive!; a program that places ESC science volunteers in classrooms as advisors to teachers who may not be comfortable conducting hands-on science experiments with their students.
Science Fairs are an excellent way to make science fun for large numbers of students.
www.escindy.org /yep/sciencecomesalive.htm   (401 words)

 The Vital Science: Ch.2
Ideally, science hails the truth wherever it is and no matter how unpleasant it may be; art has no such obligations but takes from science only that part of the truth which it finds palatable at any point in time.
Now, at first sight Macaulay's expression of his conviction, in his famous 'Milton' of 1825, that science must soon become the factor most to be reckoned with in the evolution of poetic language is a good deal more generous than the Newtonian-Benthamite devaluation of poetry as a kind of ingenious nonsense.
As the terms of any of the exacter sciences approach the symbology of mathematics and thereby retreat from the warm equivocalities of the language of men, it is inevitable that 'however many we use, and however we may perpetuate them by writing, we never could make any kind of literature out of them'.
www.mega.nu:8080 /ampp/PeterMorton/vs2_overview.htm   (6504 words)

 The Science Bookstore - Prints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Samuel Dunn (mathematician and entrepreneur) was a teacher of mathematical sciences in London, a precise mapmaker and occasional atlas publisher, and member of the Philosophical Society in Philadelphia.
The analemma is a term in astronomy used to describe the plot of the different positions of the Sun in the celestial sphere recorded at a the same time of day (at 24 hour intervals) and from the same location on successive days through the calendar year.
Samuel Dunn (d, 1794, mathematician and entrepreneur) was a teacher of mathematical sciences in London, a precise mapmaker and occasional atlas publisher, and member of the Philosophical Society in Philadelphia.
www.thesciencebookstore.com /printmain.asp?cat=Astronomy   (1576 words)

 County of the Month: Shelby - Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
She was determined to teach children not only reading, writing, and the social graces, but science, too.
Julia's vision prompted her to name her new endeavor, "Science Hill School." Through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, famous and distinguished speakers, lecturers, poets, writers and educators spoke and performed at the school.
Under the leadership of the Poynter family, Science Hill became one of the outstanding girls' preparatory institutions in America.
www.kdla.ky.gov /resources/countyomonth/shelby.htm   (710 words)

 USA Web Sites Directories Categories List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Science and Technology/Agriculture/Animal Science/Livestock Diseases and Conditions/Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)
Science and Technology/Astronomy/Solar System/Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids/Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Collision with Jupiter
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 199609NL -- The Creation Science Association For Mid-America (CSA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Interestingly, the word science has as many definitions as there are textbooks and "science" writers, all of which ignore the dictionary.
The last time I defined science using the dictionary, one Ph.D. wrote rather heatedly that he had looked up the word science in four dictionaries and "they were all wrong!" That is, they agreed with my definition and did not agree with his.
While it is called a "Law" of Science, it is merely a "Reasonable Faith!" When you get on an airplane, you do not know with absolute certainty it will go forward, but you are so convinced that it will (if the engine runs right) that you never even think of it.
www.csama.org /199609NL.HTM   (1535 words)

 CO2 Science   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Soil Science Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, pp.
Wright, S.F. and Upadhyaya, A. A survey of soils for aggregate stability and glomalin, a glycoprotein produced by hyphae of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
Science for all your greenhouse gas reporting needs.
www.co2science.org /scripts/CO2ScienceB2C/articles/V9/N2/B1.jsp   (431 words)

 Internet History of Science Sourcebook
The achievements of this period have not been negated by the discoveries and theories of the late 19th and 20th centuries, but are now seen as accurate only with certain boundaries.
Andrew White: The Warfare of Science and Theology in Christendom 1898 [At Hanover]
This is one of the most successful, and early, statements on Materialism stemming from the conclusions of the New Science.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/science/sciencesbook.html   (2786 words)

 College Degree Requirements - College of Social Science - College Degree Requirements
College of Social Science graduation requirements for the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees.
To ensure an appropriately broad and well-balanced education, all undergraduates enrolled in the College of Social Science must satisfy the following subject matter and credit distribution requirements, in addition to the graduation requirements of the university.
The courses in the College of Social Science that have been specifically designated by the Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee for the college requirement in Natural Science may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
www.socialscience.msu.edu /current/degree_req.html   (954 words)

 - Prometheus: The Science Policy Weblog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Given the attention currently being devoted to the politicization of science, perhaps it is time for the AAAS to revisit its own guidelines and procedures for engaging issues of politics and policy in a way that provides clear leadership for the scientific community.
The Consortium for Science, Policy, and Outcomes (CSPO) at Arizona State University (ASU) seeks to fill a new, tenure-track faculty position in the general field of science, technology, and society available for August 2005.
He writes, “How can we recruit the best young people to science careers if they foresee a grim funding picture for their future work?” Of course, it might be possible to argue that $130 billion in funding might still allow the recruitment of a few of the best young people.
sciencepolicy.colorado.edu /prometheus/archives/2004_10.html   (9495 words)

 Science and Religion - Cambridge University Press
Science and Religion assesses the impact of social, political and intellectual change upon Anglican circles, with reference to Oxford University in the decades which followed the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars.
More particularly, the career of Baden Powell, father of the more famous founder of the Boy Scout movement, offers material for an important case-study in intellectual and political reorientation: his early militancy in right-wing Anglican movements slowly turned to a more tolerant attitude towards radical theological, philosophical and scientific trends.
Science and academic politics at Oxford: 1825-1835; 10.
www.cambridge.org /catalogue/print.asp?isbn=0521242452&print=y   (238 words)

 The "Lady" of Charleston: A Case of Wrongful Gender Assignment? - Case Teaching Notes - Case Study Collection ...
This particular case is based upon the real-life story of Dawn Langley Simmons, born Gordon Langley Hall in England in 1937.
An interesting aspect of this case is that it can be used as a multidisciplinary vehicle to unite science and literature.
Acknowledgements: This case study was developed with support from The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Science Foundation as part of the Case Studies in Science Workshop held at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, on June 12-16, 2000.
www.sciencecases.org /lady/lady_notes.asp   (857 words)

 CUNY Admission Guide: Liberal Arts Programs 5
Computer and information sciences focus on the organization of computers, the theory that underlies their operation, and the study of their applications.
Students are able to prepare for careers as computer professionals by majoring in computer science as part of liberal arts and sciences, as a specialty in engineering, or by pursuing courses in a business or an engineering program.
Students can also follow a course of study in the natural sciences, which may lead to certification as a science teacher, or a program in the social sciences, which may lead to certification as a teacher of social studies.
portal.cuny.edu /cms/id/cuny/documents/informationpage/004171.htm   (1148 words)

 Science Search > Educational Resources
A resource to many science topics currently in the news and links to sites on topics such as cloning, genetics, and electricity.
The AAAS review journal for science materials for all ages, including reviews and recommendations for books, videos, software, and web sites.
Community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.
www.science-search.org /index/Educational_Resources   (216 words)

News relating to evolution from American Scientist, National Geographic, Nature, Science, and Scientific American are listed.
SCIENCE AND RELIGION: Two Realms and Their Relationships.
Archean Molecular Fossils and the Early Rise of Eukaryotes Science 285:1033-1036.
pageup.info /evolution/news99.html   (2772 words)

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USA 125 Science 126 Cell 127 Differentiation 128 Dev.
Acta 1009 Science 1010 Science 1011 In: "Genetic Regulation of Development", Loomis, William F., ed., Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York City 340 J. Bacteriol.
USA 1887 Current Opinion in Immunology 1888 Science 1889 Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 1890 Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton 1891 Genetics 1892 Mol.
www.amherst.edu /~ccs/summer2002/ccsp/21/notes/1.5.txt   (2437 words)

The different branches of science deal in the main with the different levels of organisation of physical substance.
Fields like psychology, anthropology, and sociology move away from the boundaries of science altogether.
There is so much material on different branches of science on the web that it is pointless citing links to individual pages.
www.kheper.net /topics/science/science.htm   (1958 words)

 Quotation Search - Quote Search - The Quotations Page
Science is nothing but trained and organized common sense, differing from the latter only as a veteran may differ from a raw recruit: and its methods differ from those of common sense only as far as the guardsman's cut and thrust differ from the manner in which a savage wields his club.
The great tragedy of Science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.
Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.
www.quotationspage.com /search.php3?Author=Thomas+H.+Huxley&file=other   (254 words)

 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2002034533
Cambridge, 1968 IV Science, Technology and Industry 449-483 The Ferment of Knowledge: Studies in the Historiography of Eighteenth-Century Science, ed.
Chicago, 1976 X Science and the Steam Engine in the Early Nineteenth Century Reconsidered 111-120 Transactions of the Newcomen Society 49 (1977-78).
Manchester, 1975-76 XV The Patronage of Science in Nineteenth-Century Manchester 95-113 The Patronage of Science in the Nineteenth Century,.
www.loc.gov /catdir/toc/fy038/2002034533.html   (419 words)

 Open Directory - Science: Biology: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
A Brief History of Marine Biology and Oceanography - Historical overview of marine sciences from the bronze age to the 20th century, with images and a timeline.
Journal of the History of Biology - Devoted to the history of the biological sciences, with additional interest and concern in philosophical and social issues confronting biology.
Life Sciences in the Twentieth Century - History of Science Society newsletter article, by Garland Allen, 1997.
dmoz.org /Science/Biology/History   (578 words)

 PLANT BIOLOGY:Key Molecular Signals Identified in Plants -- Barinaga 283 (5409): 1825 -- Science
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Home > Science Magazine > 19 March 1999 > Barinaga, pp.
The discoveries will not only clarify how meristem growth control works, but may also lead to a better understanding of plant receptors governing other functions.
www.sciencemag.org /cgi/content/summary/283/5409/1825a   (286 words)

 NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division
NPS » Nature and Science » Geology » Tour » Dinosaur
In this way, a bit of the long-buried riverbed and its fossil treasure began to show up on the top of a jagged ridge.
Not far from that ridge, the prehistoric Fremont people carved elaborate drawings into the cliffs about 1000 A.D. Fur trader William H. Ashley floated down the Green River not far from that ridge in 1825.
www2.nature.nps.gov /geology/parks/dino   (1199 words)

 Education World® - *Social Sciences : Political Science : General Resources
American Political Science Association Major professional society for people who study politics, government and public policies in the U.S. and around the world.
Civic Education Network American Political Science Association organization for the evaluation of education for civic engagement and responsive governance.
Formal and Empirical Theory Research Resources Vanderbilt University provides a compendium of resources for econometrics, game theory, artificial intelligence and general economics.
db.education-world.com /perl/browse?cat_id=1825   (425 words)

 Strong ground motion of mine tremors: Some implications for near-source ground motion parameters -- ...
A. Upper bounds on near-source peak ground motion based on a model of inhomogeneous faulting
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, December 1, 1982; 72(6A): 1825 - 1841.
Science, June 5, 1992; 256(5062): 1430 - 1432.
bssa.geoscienceworld.org /cgi/content/abstract/71/1/295   (553 words)

 African American Registry for Monday September 11th 2006
African-Americans contribute much to the field of Science.
*This dates Registry is a brief look at the chosen work of science and chemistry in African-American history.
*Alexander Thomas Augusta was born on this date in 1825.
www.aaregistry.com /african_american_history/category/9/business_medicine   (1954 words)

 Huxley Thomas Henry 1825 1895 Science and education [by] Thomas Huxley ; introd. by Charles Winick. AIP Niels Bohr ...
Huxley Thomas Henry 1825 1895 Science and education [by] Thomas Huxley ; introd.
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Science and education / [by] Thomas Huxley ; introd.
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